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CP says proposal for passenger rail between Calgary and Banff can't affect its business

CP says proposal for passenger rail between Calgary and Banff can't affect its business

“CP is unable to consider a proposal to co-locate a passenger rail service on our property unless it can be demonstrated that a segregated passenger operation can be built on adjacent infrastructure without interfering with CP’s freight capacity, or restricting the physical space required to accommodate future growth."
COVID-19 testing centre coming to Banff

COVID-19 testing centre coming to Banff

“We have been working with the Bear Street physicians and the Primary Care Network to establish a drive, walk and bike-thru COVID testing site in Banff,” said Silvio Adamo, the Town’s director of emergency management.
YWCA Banff will continue offering rooms for locals to isolate or quarantine

YWCA Banff will continue offering rooms for locals to isolate or quarantine

"We really wanted to make sure that if we were going to be a space for local people who need that support that we were going to deliver it in the right way." 
Banff council looking at mandatory mask use in tourist town

Banff council looking at mandatory mask use in tourist town

In addition to making face coverings mandatory for indoor public spaces, a bylaw being prepared for Banff town council would mandate masks in the pedestrian zone on the 100 and 200 blocks of Banff Avenue. Research and a legal review are expected before it goes back to council for consideration.
Parks Canada destroys second wolf for public safety reasons

Parks Canada destroys second wolf for public safety reasons

Parks Canada was forced to put down two wolves in Banff National Park last week, citing both animals appeared to be highly food-conditioned
Distinguished Parks Canada rescue dog Cazz passes away

Distinguished Parks Canada rescue dog Cazz passes away

“There were lots of tears and he’ll be missed."
Jasper wildlife viewing restriction isn't extending to Banff

Jasper wildlife viewing restriction isn't extending to Banff

Jasper National Park has banned people from getting out of their vehicles to view wildlife under a new restrictive in place until at Aug. 31. Parks Canada has no plans to do the same in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks.
Banff to consider hiring COVID-19 safety ambassadors to hand out masks

Banff to consider hiring COVID-19 safety ambassadors to hand out masks

Banff administration preparing information for council in event of discussion of mandatory mask laws at council's meeting on July 13
Norquay discussing 'draft proposal' for aerial gondola with Parks Canada

Norquay discussing 'draft proposal' for aerial gondola with Parks Canada

“The draft proposal does indeed advocate a gondola just to Norquay’s base ... but that is all I can say at this point as our submission is still in draft form.”
Emaciated wolf in Banff National Park put down for public safety reasons

Emaciated wolf in Banff National Park put down for public safety reasons

“Parks Canada wildlife officials determined the wolf was not a good candidate for rehabilitation, and therefore, humanely euthanized the wolf to ensure public safety."